Monthly Archives: August 2012

New Haven Bucks Trend In Small Business Turnover

City events showcase successful merchants. Cities all over Connecticut suffer periodically from empty storefronts and high business turnover. But a new survey shows New Haven is managing to provide some stability in its downtown. Sarah Miner reports from the city’s Ninth Square. I'm walking down a section of Orange Street that is part of the…
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New Haven has high retention rate with small businesses

Elm City’s small businesses have a higher longevity rate than small businesses nationally, according to a study done by the Town Green Special Services District. In New Haven, 50 percent of small businesses that launched a decade ago are still in the city today. Nationally, 34 percent of businesses that would turn 10 this year…
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